W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-html@w3.org > July 2006

Re: code and blockcode

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2006 11:56:25 +0900
Message-Id: <6D077D94-4C89-492A-8DFE-D4FFB6143236@w3.org>
To: XHTML-Liste <www-html@w3.org>


Le 2 juil. 06 à 21:40, Laurens Holst a écrit :
> This shows how ASCII art is very useful in email to make a quick  
> drawing of how something works. (Note that I went a little  
> overboard here and used box drawings instead of simply +, - and  
> |’s.) Had I used an image editor, it would have taken me a lot more  
> time.

It shows also how your ascii art didn't appear in good shape in my  
mailer. Everything was broken because I had a proportional font.

I think it would be a lot more useful to try to encourage MUA* to  
implement an interoperable  profile  of HTML for things which are a  
bit more evolved. Then a simple SVG tiny authoring tool inside the  
MUA could do a lot, or generating a version in PNG and even could be  
exported as ASCII ART. :)


* Mail User Agent



-- 
Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
   QA Weblog - http://www.w3.org/QA/
      *** Be Strict To Be Cool ***
Received on Monday, 3 July 2006 02:56:35 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 27 March 2012 18:16:07 GMT